Upcoming Events

August 20, 2015 – August 30, 2015

Chamber Music Festival of Lexington

> The 2015 Chamber Music Festival of Lexington will present 10 continuous days of events - traditional concerts, pop-up events, fundraisers, and more. It will feature a return of Ensemble-in-Residence WindSync, our core artists, as well as guest guitarist Jason Vieaux, and Composer-in-Residence Jeff Beal – best known for his score to hit Netflix drama “House of Cards.” OPENING CONCERT Thursday, August …

Start: August 20, 2015
End: August 30, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

August 30, 2015

Mike Epps at Comedy Off Broadway

Mike Epps is generating an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers for being not only one of the funniest comic actors in town, but also for his burgeoning dramatic talent.  In 2009, Mike headlined his hugely successful stand-up special, “Mike Epps: Underrated and Never Faded,” and in 2011 introduced the world to new comedic talent with, “Mike Epps Presents…,” …

Date: August 30, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States

The Bluegrass Classic Dog Show at the Alltech Arena

The Bluegrass Classic Dog Shows are a five-day dog show that includes competition for more that 150 breeds, best-in-show competition, junior showmanship, classes, obedience and rally and more.  Weds., – Thurs., 9AM to 5PM. Fri., – Sun., 8AM – 5PM. 

Start: August 30, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 30, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Alltech Arena at The KY Horse Park
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington , KY, United States

Tunes in the Vines Concert Series at Equus Run Vineyards

This free, weekly event features local artists at the Event Patio Barn at Equus Run. Guests are invited to bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blankets. www.equusrunvineyards.com June 7: Yesteryear June 14: Bridge 19 June 21: Lisa Raymond June 28: Triage July 5: Big Fat Liars July 12: Soljam July 19: RockSteady July 26: TDH4 August 2: Barry Frazee …

Start: August 30, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 30, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

August 31, 2015

WoodSongs: The Mavericks/ Whitney Rose at The Lyric Theatre

THE MAVERICKS merge traditional country with traditional rock & roll. The band became one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful groups of the early ’90s. Led by songwriter Raul Malo, the legendary group have released their brand new album, ‘Mono’ that is actually recorded in MONO instead of STEREO. They have started a worldwide concert tour called the Mono Mundo Tour to …

Start: August 31, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 31, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10

Southland Jamboree at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Celebrating its 10th season, the Southland Jamboree will see some changes this year. Due to construction plans, the popular weekly bluegrass music series  is moving to MoonDance from its traditional home outside Southland Drive’s Collins Bowling Center, and will take place Monday nights through June and Tuesday nights July through August. July 14: Michael Cleveland  July 20: Custom Made Bluegrass …

Start: August 31, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 31, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Outside The Spotlight Series: Frank Rosaly at Al’s Bar

The Outside The Spotlight Series continues with Chicagoan Frank Rosaly and his unique brand of solo percussion/electronica. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: August 31, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5 suggested

Tee Dee Young Band at Tee Dee’s Blues Club

Award-winning Lexington blues guitar aficionado Tee Dee Young and a rotating cast of guest musicians rock the longstanding jazz and blues club Tee Dee’s every Monday night – you never know who might step up to join the stage!    

Start: August 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States

September 2, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: “The Big Lebowski” at the Kentucky Theatre

“The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

Start: September 2, 2015 8:00 am
End: September 2, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

Jordan English at Tin Roof

Late night music by local soul/ pop artist Jordan English. Food and drink specials will be available as well.  www.tinroofbars.com

Start: September 2, 2015 11:30 pm
End: September 2, 2015 11:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

September 3, 2015

Theo Vonn at Comedy Off Boadway

Comedian and writer Theo Von is the host of TBS’s hit weekly hidden camera prank show Deal With It, the network’s highest rated unscripted series. Executive Produced by Howie Mandel, the show’s second season premiered on March 19th and features celebrities such as Kelly Osbourne (Fashion Police), Nick Cannon (America’s Got Talent), Kendall and Kylie Jenner (Keeping Up with the …

Date: September 3, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States

Free Music at Thursday Night Live

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the popular outdoor summer concert series Thursday Night Live. Featuring local artists in a variety of musical styles, food and beer vendors and free admission, each week benefits a different non-profit organization. APRIL 2 – AUGUST 27 – 4:30pm – 9:00pm SEPTEMBER 3 – OCTOBER 22 – 4:30pm – 7:30pm June 4: The …

Start: September 3, 2015 4:30 pm
End: September 3, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Kim Harrison signs and discusses “The Drafter: Peri Reed Chronicles” at Joseph-Beth

The Bourne Identity” meets “Minority Report” in this first highly anticipated installment in Harrison’s sexy new suspense trilogy, featuring a brilliant special task agent at the top of her field and set in a futuristic Detroit. Tickets to meet the author FREE with purchase of ‘The Drafter’. Gives Back members are eligible for a limited number of VIP tickets. www.josephbeth.com

Start: September 3, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 3, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

September 4, 2015

Theo Vonn at Comedy Off Boadway

Comedian and writer Theo Von is the host of TBS’s hit weekly hidden camera prank show Deal With It, the network’s highest rated unscripted series. Executive Produced by Howie Mandel, the show’s second season premiered on March 19th and features celebrities such as Kelly Osbourne (Fashion Police), Nick Cannon (America’s Got Talent), Kendall and Kylie Jenner (Keeping Up with the …

Date: September 4, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: September 4, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 4, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Fest of Ales at Cheapside Pavillion

The Fest of Ales is back for its seventh year and will be held, as always, on the Friday of Labor Day weekend. Over 60 breweries will be on hand, from domestic darlings, such as Bells and Schlafly, and international institutions, such as Chimay and Unibroue, to local varieties, like Country Boy and West Sixth.  Tickets, which are limited to …

Start: September 4, 2015 5:30 pm
End: September 4, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Summer Nights In Suburbia Concert Series at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Friday nights through September 4; 7 p.m. The summer concert series “Summer Nights in Suburbia” will showcase local and regional talent from a wide variety of genres, from blues to jazz to indie rock.   www.moondancelex.com June 5: The Johnson Brothers June 12: C the Beat June 19: New Country Rehab June 26: Frank Sollivan & Dirty Kitchen August 7: The …

Start: September 4, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 4, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

September 5, 2015

Shaker Village presents WaterFest

WaterFest, a new event at Shaker Village this year, will be a day of exploration, fun and learning about water. Held in conjunction with this family-friendly festival will be the Kentucky Palisades Paddle SUP (stand-up paddleboarding) race, presented by the Southern Stroke Paddle Series, at Shaker Landing. Professional, adult recreational and youth recreational races will take place on the Kentucky …

Date: September 5, 2015
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

SUP Yoga on the Pond at Shaker Village

Try your hand at standup paddle boarding! Certified instructors will teach participants the ins and outs of this emerging water sport, including paddling and safety techniques, on the calm waters of the Shaker Village pond. Appropriate for many ages and abilities. Classes at 4:00 p.m. and 2 p.m. www.shakervillageky.org  

Date: September 5, 2015
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States
Cost: $60

Theo Vonn at Comedy Off Boadway

Comedian and writer Theo Von is the host of TBS’s hit weekly hidden camera prank show Deal With It, the network’s highest rated unscripted series. Executive Produced by Howie Mandel, the show’s second season premiered on March 19th and features celebrities such as Kelly Osbourne (Fashion Police), Nick Cannon (America’s Got Talent), Kendall and Kylie Jenner (Keeping Up with the …

Date: September 5, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: September 5, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 5, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Five Finger Death Punch/ Papa Roach at Rupp Arena

Five Finger Death Punch is a heavy death metal group from Las Vegas who have sold over 2.6 million albums in the United States. They are embarking on a North American tour with rock/rap act Papa Roach and In this Moment.  www.rupparena.com for tickets

Start: September 5, 2015 6:15 pm
End: September 5, 2015 8:15 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Neon Splash Paint Party at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Neon Splash will be hosting a state-of-the-art glow paint party. A concert grade setup, with pure sound and bass, and an intelligent light show with lasers, strobes, and fog. On the stage, will be professional dancers shooting over 100 gallons of paint onto each and every attendee at the outdoor event. Professional photographers will be in attendance taking footage and …

Start: September 5, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 5, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $15 - $45

September 6, 2015

Theo Vonn at Comedy Off Boadway

Comedian and writer Theo Von is the host of TBS’s hit weekly hidden camera prank show Deal With It, the network’s highest rated unscripted series. Executive Produced by Howie Mandel, the show’s second season premiered on March 19th and features celebrities such as Kelly Osbourne (Fashion Police), Nick Cannon (America’s Got Talent), Kendall and Kylie Jenner (Keeping Up with the …

Date: September 6, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States

The Night Market

The monthly outdoor market, with its lively, social atmosphere returns to the NoLi district. Music: Born Cross Eyed. Presented by Lexington Lexington Kids Area: Our Playhouse Preschool Beer: West Sixth Brewing Food: Thai & Mighty, Crank & Boom, Bradford BBQ, Sav’s Chill, Honnah-Lee Bubble Tea, Common Grounds, L’ Oven Cookies, A Cup of Common Wealth, Minton’s 760, Popcorn Paradise, New …

Start: September 6, 2015 6:00 pm
End: September 6, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Night Market
Address:
E Loudoun Ave & Bryan Ave, Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

Kevin Prater Band at Natasha’s Bistro

Bluegrass veteran Kevin Prater leads this band of seasoned bluegrass players for a pure Kentucky sound. www.beetnik.com

Start: September 6, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 6, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Mac Sabbath at Cosmic Charlie’s

Mac Sabbath are  a McDonald’s-themed Black Sabbath tribute band, self-described as a ‘drive thru metal’. www.cosmic-charlies.com   

Start: September 6, 2015 10:00 pm
End: September 6, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15

September 7, 2015

WoodSongs: Tommy Emmanuel at The Lyric Theatre

TOMMY EMMANUEL is arguably one of the most exciting, brilliant and powerful guitar masters on earth. Walking in the legacy of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and many others Tommy has dazzled audiences worldwide with his sheer mastery of the instrument. WoodSongs will welcome him back for his sixth appearance on the broadcast they celebrate the release of his brand new …

Start: September 7, 2015 6:45 pm
End: September 7, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10 - $20

Southland Jamboree at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Celebrating its 10th season, the Southland Jamboree will see some changes this year. Due to construction plans, the popular weekly bluegrass music series  is moving to MoonDance from its traditional home outside Southland Drive’s Collins Bowling Center, and will take place Monday nights through June and Tuesday nights July through August. July 14: Michael Cleveland  July 20: Custom Made Bluegrass …

Start: September 7, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 7, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Tee Dee Young Band at Tee Dee’s Blues Club

Award-winning Lexington blues guitar aficionado Tee Dee Young and a rotating cast of guest musicians rock the longstanding jazz and blues club Tee Dee’s every Monday night – you never know who might step up to join the stage!    

Start: September 7, 2015 9:00 pm
End: September 7, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
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